Migrant Worker Support Program
Are you a Temporary Foreign Worker living or working in Whistler? Do you have a closed work permit, OPW -V, or a maintained status and feel uncertain about your rights in Canada? Do you believe that you are subjected to any sort of bias and/or abuse at your current workplace?
Our services include:
Information and Referral
We provide information and referral services to help migrant workers access a range of services, including healthcare, social, and legal services as well as pathways to PR.
We support migrant workers and provide information on worker’s rights. This includes information on minimum wage, overtime pay, and other labour standards.
Health and Safety
We provide information on how to file a Worksafe BC claim in case of an injury at work and support migrant workers on health and safety issues in the workplace.
We provide support to migrant workers in cases of workplace harassment, discrimination, or unfair treatment. This includes support for an OPW – V application.
We help you understand documents, applications, and forms for various work permits. We can provide help with English language practice.